A man reported missing from Tweed Heads has been found dead in Queensland after a car crash, police say.

A man reported missing from his NSW home has died in a car crash in Queensland, police say.

The 72-year-old Tweed Heads man was found dead in Gympie, Queensland on Monday and it’s believed he had been involved in a single-vehicle car crash.

He was last seen about 1pm (AEST) on Sunday when he left the family home in Terranora.

Queensland Police Service is investigating the crash and will prepare a report for the coroner.